§ Mr. Ralph Howell
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many of the 123,900 men and women registered as unemployed for over 52 weeks on 12th August 1974 were (1) aged ever 55 239W years and unskilled, (2) aged over 55 years and disabled or chronically sick, (3) occupational pensioners, (4) chronically sick or disabled, and (5) immigrants.
Nit, John Fraser
Of the 123,900 males and females unemployed for over 52 weeks at 8th July 1974, 23,850 were disabled persons registered under the Disabled Persons Employment Acts; of these 11,718 were aged 55 or over. The unemployment figures do not include the chronically sick. The other information requested is not available from regular statistics.